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Courts' emergency operations

York County Court of Common Pleas has implemented temporary emergency operations at the York County Judicial Center. President Judge Joseph Adams' Declaration of Judicial Emergency is viewable here. This declaration contains information regarding the Common Pleas Court as well as the county's 19 Magisterial District Courts. Anyone with a fever or exhibiting flu-like symptoms will not be permitted to enter any Court facility for any reason.

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The Courts' declaration states that if you are not an employee, you cannot enter the York County Judicial Center except for the following emergent matters:

  • Arrest and search warrant application
  • Bail hearing or posting of bail (payments must be made electronically)Coat of arms state seal 1
  • Civil equity emergency injunction and stay
  • Custody emergency due to threat of physical harm
  • Involuntary commitment, incapacitation or guardianship emergency
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Juvenile dependency
  • Protection from abuse (PFA)
  • Warrant served

The declaration further states that, unless you are an employee of a Magisterial District Court in York County, you cannot enter the MDJ's office except for the following emergent matters:

  • Preliminary arraignment to set bail for bailable offenses
  • Criminal case filings by law enforcement agencies
  • Preliminary hearings for incarcerated defendants only
  • Arrest and search warrant application

 

Click here for York County row officers' modified operations.

Click here for other county departments' modified operations.

 

Click here for more information from the Pennsylvania Judiciary on the Courts' response to COVID-19.

 

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